Most of us have a basic understanding of our skin type. Some of us have dry skin, some are prone to excess oil and acne breakouts, and some have difficulty finding products that don’t aggravate our already sensitive complexions.
As winter storms around the country continue to make headlines and more and more people are taking advantage of delayed and extended new year trips, it’s the perfect time to highlight the importance of modifying our daily skincare routines to meet the demands of seasonal changes.
In recent years, the importance of good skincare has become increasingly popular among people of all ages. In the past, products sold purely for their cosmetic appeal dominated the field of at-home skincare.
You may have noticed that some of our LUMEN products now contain the suffix “+ GF.” In this article, we will discuss this addition to our skincare line and go over the many benefits it provides our products and our clients.
Just as the rest of our body benefits greatly from a daily dose of vitamins, so does our skin. When applied topically, and in the right formulation, vitamins help protect our skin from certain external stressors while encouraging and stimulating natural processes deep within the skin that keep our complexions youthful and vibrant.
The skin of our lips is delicate. It reacts differently than the skin on the rest of our body, and its unique structure requires an equally unique approach to keeping our lip tissue protected, healthy, and beautiful.
Because August 15th is National Relaxation Day, and the school year will be beginning or underway for so many, we think it’s the perfect time to devote an entire month to encouraging your self-care. Whether you’re taking kids to school, going to school yourself, or are amid the wave of “Falling” forward toward the holiday season ahead, we’re highlighting some of the positive health benefits experienced through daily self-care rituals.
Our Body Renewal Serum is unique to our line of LUMEN skincare products, as it is the only product formulated specifically for use on broad areas of the body. This lightweight, silky serum offers robust anti-aging results, provides antioxidant protection, and leaves the skin with a soft, powdery finish that won't feel greasy or heavy under clothing.
As we age, our skin no longer has the ability to renew itself on a regular basis and needs some outside assistance to turnover new cells. It is important, then, that we prioritize exfoliation in our skincare regimens, but determining which form of exfoliation best suits your skin type can be tricky without the proper guidance.
There is no product more integral to the health of our skin than sunscreen. And yet, with all its ability to protect our complexions from premature aging and our skin cells from developing life-threatening cancers, sunscreen remains one of the least understood and under-utilized skincare products on the market.
As our bodies cannot make vitamin C, we rely on our diets and supplementation to provide this extremely important nutrient. Topically, vitamin C offers antioxidant protection against UVA, UVB, and environmental pollutants, as well as skin brightening capabilities and collagen stimulation.
The history of applying ointments, salves, and serums to the skin in hopes of a more youthful appearance is a long one, not surprisingly filled with many questionable, toxic, and otherwise harmful ingredients.